Barbadians will soon be paying less for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
Effective midnight, Sunday, October 19, the retail price of LPG will decrease in keeping with the imported price of petroleum products.
As a result, the 100-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $176.52 – down by $1.53. The 25-pound cylinder will now cost $49.23 – a dip of 37 cents; while the 22-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $43.49 – a decrease of 36 cents. The 20-pound cylinder will now cost $39.53, a saving of 32 cents.
Petroleum prices are adjusted monthly by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Commerce, on the advice of the Division of Energy. Retail prices, therefore, will fluctuate in accordance with the landed cost of imported products.